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Réti  (2 Viewing)
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Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
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English 1...e5
English 1...e5
King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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English 1...Nf6
English 1...Nf6
English 1...Nf6 & others, Mikenas Attack, Nimzo-English, Pseudo-Grunfeld [A10, A13, A15-19]
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Bird's  (3 Viewing)
Bird's Opening 1 f4 inc. From's Gambit 1 f4 e5 [A02-03]
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English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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Simon Williams: The English Opening
Vol. 1
The DVD covers:
    The Reversed Sicilian - 1 c4 e5 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 d4!?
    An early ... f5 - 1 c4 e5 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nf3 f5 4 d4!
    An early ... g6 - 1 c4 e5 2 Nc3 Nc6...

Started 07/21/15 at 11:07:34 by alyechin
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By: patkue
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Reverse Tiger Modern
I ran into this at the weekend.
The game started 1. g3 e5 2. Bg2 d5 3. d3 Nc6 4. a3
It wasn't the first time my opponent had played this either. With forewarning, I decided to take up my opp...

Started 11/15/15 at 23:30:28 by RdC
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Grob's Opening 1 g4
I'm not sure whether calling this a Flank Opening is a correct description, but there aren't any threads.
Normally it wouldn't matter, but if you are facing Basman on Sunday morning with Black, ...

Started 08/29/15 at 22:56:49 by RdC
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By: Scarblac
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English - Marin-Repertoire - "The Movie"
ABC of the English Opening by Lorin D'Costa
01: Introduction 
1.c4 e5 Lines: 
02: Game 1 - Main Line 6.e3 - Nakamura,H - Navara,D 
03: Game 2 - reversed Sicilian: 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2...

Started 10/19/14 at 18:22:13 by alyechin
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1. Sf3 g6: Avoid Maróczy and KID
I noticed something about when I play 1. Sf3 g6: how to avoid a KID and the Maróczy at the same time? I am a Grünfeld and Pirc player, so any transposition to either on part of White is welcomed whole...

Started 06/06/15 at 02:36:35 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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Play 1.b3! by Ilya Odessky
Anyone know any details of this book?

Started 07/07/08 at 03:46:17 by Regius
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By: Keano
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Using Marin's books on English
I have bought Marin's books on the English opening and really like his explanations about ideas, strategy and so on. As the books are relatively old, some of the lines must be a bit outdated.

Started 05/12/15 at 07:42:33 by Paul Brondal
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By: fling
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Question about GM book format on the English
I'm noticing a curious description about the Grandmaster Repertoire book on the English Volume 1. It's listed on Amazon as being in "hardcover" while Volumes 2 and 3 are listed as paperback. Is this b...

Started 04/15/15 at 22:05:30 by HagenWatch1
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By: katar
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Tricks and Traps Volume 3 -- a DVD by GM Davies
See the following NIC description.
Does anyone know what percentage of this DVD is taken up by the English 1.c4 ? I would probably buy...

Started 03/31/15 at 19:24:24 by Sylvester
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By: Sylvester
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Morozevich 3..a5 move in the KIA
hi this is my first post and I am searching for info about this move
1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 a5
what is black plan ż?
thanks in advance

Started 12/22/14 at 01:19:40 by drsigmund
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Avoiding Maróczy Bind 1. Nf3 or 1. c4 c5
As a Grünfeldplayer, I am aware that almost never do 1. Nf3 or 1. c4 players play into the Grünfeld through transposition, so I try at times to play 1...c5 against both. However, I often have problems...

Started 12/18/14 at 03:31:13 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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By: ArKheiN
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Move oder problem in Marins Repertoire!
Marin gives 1c4 f5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 e6
Problem is  instead of 3.e6 which can be answered with 4.Nf3 stopping e5 can play...e5! rightaway and  now white is out  moveodered it seems......

Started 10/18/14 at 14:27:47 by raja
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By: raja
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Triangle with Bd6 v. Marin English
Fairly often I'm encountering Black players adopting the set-up e6, d5, c6, Bd6, Nf6, Nbd7 versus the English 1.c4 2.g3. Marin recommends the move order 1.c4 e6 2.g3 d5 3.Bg2 c6 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.0-0, meeti...

Started 10/08/14 at 14:14:12 by Laramonet
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By: Oblonskij
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New Edition of "Dynamic English"
I know it's been at least hinted that a new edition of "The Dynamic English" might be written.  Is this already in the works, or are there plans sometime soon in the future for a new edition?

Started 01/11/04 at 04:26:06 by Glenn Snow
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By: Carld
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Resources/options to face the English as Black
Just finished a weekend tournament (7 rounds in three days) and I found myself a little unprepared to face the English Opening. I played as Black 2 symmetrical games in the English against a ...

Started 07/01/14 at 09:08:09 by CanadianClub
6 3462 Last Post 07/20/14 at 19:02:15
By: SteelyDanIII
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KIA move by move
Does anyone know much about this book?  I'm keen to know if it just deals with KIA versus the Sicilian, French, Caro-Kann, Pirc and Modern (e.g. opening with 1 e4) or does it also cover the lines star...

Started 09/01/13 at 10:07:19 by snakebite
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Looking to play the KID against the English
Do you know of any material that will help me?
Thanks a lot for any advice.

Started 06/07/14 at 04:33:27 by TCH
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Black vs 1. c4 and 1. Nf3 for the Slav player
Hello all.
I'm ditching my not-so-trusty King's Indian and taking up the Classical Slav against 1. d4.  Unfortunately this necessitates changing my repertoire against c4 and Nf3.  I hope ChessPub...

Started 06/06/14 at 15:15:15 by ULIFT
11 5458 Last Post 06/07/14 at 22:37:47
By: ErictheRed
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Popularity of 1.c4?
I was curious about the popularity of 1.c4 and ran an opening report in Megabase 2014.  Over 383K games starting 1.c4 were identified and the "fashion index" graph (distribution of games relative to t...

Started 05/18/14 at 12:16:14 by WSS
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By: Laramonet
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Giddins on English
I don't like the English opening so much, but I like Giddins very much! Expected release: September 2012 in Europe, November 2012 in US.

Started 04/27/12 at 06:56:07 by gwnn
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